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Richard Ernest Bolton
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Birth: Mar. 18, 1907
Montreal
Montreal Region
Quebec, Canada
Death: Sep. 24, 1997
Montreal
Montreal Region
Quebec, Canada

BOLTON, Richard Ernest (1907-1997) was born in Montreal, Que. on 18 March 1907 and educated at public and high schools in Westmount. He attended McGill University for three years, then moved to Boston where he graduated from the School of Architecture at the Massachusetts Inst. of Technology in 1929. He returned to Montreal to train in the office of H.L. Fetherstonhaugh (in 1930-32) then opened his own office there. He received an Honorable Mention in the 1936 Dominion Housing Act Competition for his contemporary design of an urban dwelling (R.A.I.C. Journal, xiii, May 1936, 89, 92, illus.). From 1941 to 1945 he served with the Royal Canadian Navy and rejoined his former employer as assistant in the firm of Fetherstonhaugh & Durnford. In January 1946 he was made a full partner in the firm of Fetherstonhaugh, Durnford, Bolton & Chadwick which remained active until after 1950. Bolton was elected President of the Province of Quebec Assoc. of Architects in 1961 and continued to practise as partner in the firm of Bolton, Ellwood & Aimers until 1966. He died in Montreal on 24 September 1997 (death notice Gazette [Montreal], 27 Sept. 1997, C13; biog. and port. National Reference Book, 1940, 82; biog. R.A.I.C. Journal, xxiv, Nov. 1947, 419)

MONTREAL, QUE., residence for W. Ernest Bolton, Daulac Road, 1937 (C.H.G., xiv, Jan.-Feb. 1937, 35, illus.; xvi, May 1939, 47, illus.)
POINTE CLAIRE, QUE., restoration of the historic Valois House (built 1821), 1940 (R.A.I.C. Journal, xviii, April 1941, 60, illus.)
WESTMOUNT, residence for the architect, Montrose Avenue, 1948 (R.A.I.C. Journal, xxv, Sept. 1948, 339, illus.) 
 
Note: Death date maybe burial date. Cemetery maybe Hawthorn-Dale. For Information
 
Burial:
Mount Royal Cemetery
Montreal
Montreal Region
Quebec, Canada
 
Maintained by: Aurorae Little♥UE
Originally Created by: Headstone Genealogist
Record added: Apr 09, 2013
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Richard Ernest Bolton
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